Captain Awesome to the Rescue!

Captain Awesome to the Rescue!

Book - 2012
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When second-grader Eugene and his family move to a new neighborhood and he starts at a new school, he has a chance to bring out his superhero alter ego, Captain Awesome, to find the kidnapped class hamster.
Publisher: New York : Little Simon, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780329919870
0329919873
9781442440906
1442440902
9781442435612
1442435615
Branch Call Number: J Fiction
Characteristics: 105 p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Connor, George

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This is the first book in the Captain Awesome series.


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AL_LAUREN Aug 23, 2016

This beginning chapter book is great for five to eight-year-olds, and even keeps the attention of older reluctant or struggling readers. It uses kid-speak and, as an adult, it whisks you away to a simpler time when the big challenges were being the new kid in class and surviving cafeteria mystery meat. Nice large text, pictures on every 2-page spread, often more than one, makes use of all typical superhero devices and connects with the child as they imagine someone like themselves becoming a superhero and saving their family/town/school. Good for those who enjoy Magic Tree House, Junie B. Jones, and Eerie Elementary.
This is a series, so be prepared for more laughs and adventure!

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Piripiri
Apr 24, 2016

I read about this series online, where it was recommended for boys around 6 who were losing interest in reading. And although my 5 year old son still loves reading, I thought it might be a fun read... And yes! It is! Although, as a parent, this isn't my favourite series to read, my son really really loves Captain Awesome and has been inspired to create his own super hero squad with his junior K friends. I definitely recommend this series for children who are 5-8 years old.

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blue_snake_747
Jun 25, 2014

This book is awesome!

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8sam
Aug 19, 2013

It was good!!!

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Apr 24, 2016

Piripiri thinks this title is suitable for 5 years and over

yellow_lion_354 Aug 05, 2012

yellow_lion_354 thinks this title is suitable for 7 years and over

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